California's top political donors, 2001-2011
"Rainmakers" identified by California Watch, founded by the Center for Investigative Reporting - largest donors to candidates for California state offices, and to state initiatives, during a 10 year period
People on this list have the most positions in the following organizations.


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Company People
Apollo Group, Inc. Peter V Sperling, Dr John G Sperling
Sun Microsystems John Doerr, Vinod Khosla
The Charles Schwab Corporation Donald G Fisher, Charles R Schwab
Gap, Inc. Donald G Fisher, Robert J Fisher
Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers John Doerr, Vinod Khosla

Government Bodies

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Govt Body People
President's Economic Recovery Advisory Board John Doerr
National Infrastructure Advisory Council John T Chambers
George W. Bush Administration Transition Team John T Chambers
President Clinton's Trade and Environmental Policy Advisory Committee John T Chambers
California Commission for Jobs and Economic Growth Donald G Fisher

Other Organizations

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Org People
Breakthrough Energy Coalition George Soros, John Doerr, Tom Steyer, Vinod Khosla
Los Angeles County Museum of Art Eli Broad, Frank Baxter, David Bohnett
Children's Scholarship Fund John T Walton, Eli Broad Reed Hastings, John Doerr
Center for the Study of the Presidency and Congress Robert A Day, Eli Broad